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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 12.22% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 17.61% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 29.47% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 2.63% lower than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 16.95% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 82.01% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(6.99 RM)
85.86 ฿
(10.00 RM)
     +43.10 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(93.17 RM)
558.10 ฿
(65.00 RM)
     -30.24 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 151.00 ฿
(17.59 RM)
103.03 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     -31.77 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ฿
(6.99 RM)
103.03 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     +71.72 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 127.50 ฿
(14.85 RM)
128.79 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     +1.01 %
Cappuccino (regular) 77.30 ฿
(9.00 RM)
95.74 ฿
(11.15 RM)
     +23.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.77 ฿
(2.07 RM)
19.92 ฿
(2.32 RM)
     +12.09 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.46 ฿
(1.10 RM)
12.96 ฿
(1.51 RM)
     +37.04 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 200.03 ฿
(23.30 RM)
228.09 ฿
(26.57 RM)
     +14.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 38.55 ฿
(4.49 RM)
24.54 ฿
(2.86 RM)
     -36.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 20.59 ฿
(2.40 RM)
19.36 ฿
(2.26 RM)
     -5.94 %
Eggs (12) 59.56 ฿
(6.94 RM)
45.95 ฿
(5.35 RM)
     -22.85 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 305.92 ฿
(35.63 RM)
257.96 ฿
(30.04 RM)
     -15.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 61.93 ฿
(7.21 RM)
51.33 ฿
(5.98 RM)
     -17.11 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 156.20 ฿
(18.19 RM)
107.40 ฿
(12.51 RM)
     -31.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 50.02 ฿
(5.83 RM)
33.12 ฿
(3.86 RM)
     -33.78 %
Banana (1 lb) 21.55 ฿
(2.51 RM)
20.27 ฿
(2.36 RM)
     -5.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 33.21 ฿
(3.87 RM)
28.76 ฿
(3.35 RM)
     -13.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.40 ฿
(2.14 RM)
17.38 ฿
(2.02 RM)
     -5.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 26.61 ฿
(3.10 RM)
14.79 ฿
(1.72 RM)
     -44.43 %
Onion (1 lb) 20.11 ฿
(2.34 RM)
14.11 ฿
(1.64 RM)
     -29.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 41.00 ฿
(4.78 RM)
32.79 ฿
(3.82 RM)
     -20.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.69 ฿
(2.06 RM)
22.00 ฿
(2.56 RM)
     +24.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(81.53 RM)
472.24 ฿
(55.00 RM)
     -32.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 57.25 ฿
(6.67 RM)
83.93 ฿
(9.78 RM)
     +46.60 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 100.00 ฿
(11.65 RM)
123.74 ฿
(14.41 RM)
     +23.74 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 100.00 ฿
(11.65 RM)
145.96 ฿
(17.00 RM)
     +45.96 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(3.49 RM)
21.47 ฿
(2.50 RM)
     -28.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(139.76 RM)
858.61 ฿
(100.00 RM)
     -28.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.08 RM)
25.76 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -26.40 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(1.12 RM)
17.41 ฿
(2.03 RM)
     +80.31 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(13.98 RM)
214.65 ฿
(25.00 RM)
     +78.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 102.83 ฿
(11.98 RM)
62.67 ฿
(7.30 RM)
     -39.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 850,000.00 ฿
(98,997.26 RM)
1,287,914.46 ฿
(150,000.00 RM)
     +51.52 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 848,166.67 ฿
(98,783.73 RM)
988,730.55 ฿
(115,154.84 RM)
     +16.57 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,882.50 ฿
(335.72 RM)
1,684.92 ฿
(196.24 RM)
     -41.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.06 ฿
(0.24 RM)
2.34 ฿
(0.27 RM)
     +13.21 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 620.49 ฿
(72.27 RM)
1,406.01 ฿
(163.75 RM)
     +126.60 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,294.92 ฿
(267.28 RM)
1,316.89 ฿
(153.38 RM)
     -42.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 250.83 ฿
(29.21 RM)
225.05 ฿
(26.21 RM)
     -10.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(23.29 RM)
128.79 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -35.60 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,153.64 ฿
(250.83 RM)
1,970.55 ฿
(229.50 RM)
     -8.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,387.08 ฿
(161.55 RM)
1,078.90 ฿
(125.66 RM)
     -22.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,177.78 ฿
(370.11 RM)
2,344.25 ฿
(273.03 RM)
     -26.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,565.52 ฿
(298.80 RM)
2,292.46 ฿
(267.00 RM)
     -10.64 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,577.78 ฿
(2,396.64 RM)
20,547.68 ฿
(2,393.13 RM)
     -0.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,968.75 ฿
(928.10 RM)
10,754.97 ฿
(1,252.60 RM)
     +34.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 66,918.94 ฿
(7,793.87 RM)
36,637.13 ฿
(4,267.03 RM)
     -45.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,068.97 ฿
(3,152.65 RM)
18,401.01 ฿
(2,143.12 RM)
     -32.02 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,001.70 ฿
(1,630.74 RM)
8,507.00 ฿
(990.79 RM)
     -39.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,833.28 ฿
(679.39 RM)
4,272.15 ฿
(497.57 RM)
     -26.76 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 25,272.73 ฿
(2,943.45 RM)
37,897.17 ฿
(4,413.78 RM)
     +49.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.61 4.67      -16.67 %
Last update: August, 2016August, 2016
Contributors:308458
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: THB